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Allied health services in Residential Aged Care Facilities

Additional access to Allied Health services for residents in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) is currently available as part of the Government’s ongoing COVID-19 response.

The new temporary Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for Allied Health services give residents in RACFs access to:

  • An additional 5 sessions of selected physical Allied Health services
  • A total of 20 sessions of individual psychological services each calendar year.

These items are available until 30 June, 2022.

For more details on these items and how to access click here.